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11th and 12th Grade Economics

Students in the second semester of their junior or senior year can choose to study Economics. The course begins with an overview of the world’s predominant economic systems. Students compare and contrast strengths and weaknesses of the various systems. There is also in in-depth analysis of our free-market economic system and how, as citizens, the students fit into that system. Lastly, students look at their own personal finances and what the future will have in hold for them. To this end, students prepare a detailed budget and look at how investing can pay off.